APO Summer School
After a coronavirus pause, we had a chance to meet again at the sixth annual patient conference APO Summer School in person. This year`s topic was „Partnership – More than Grant “. Four chosen Czech projects of strategic cooperation between patient organizations and pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders were presented.
The fifth annual APO Summer School patient conference was held on 25th of September in the Main Hall of the Valdštejn Palace under the auspices of Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, chairperson of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic.
Topic of this year’s APO Summer School was: Setting up transparent processes and the participation of patient organizations in the entry of new technologies.
The fourth annual APO Summer School conference was held in Prague, on 30 August 2018, intended for representatives of Czech patient organisations and other interested parties from the area of Czech Healthcare.
The main topic of this year’s APO Summer School was: Involvement of patient organisations, medical societies and the public in the process of Health Technology Assessment (HTA).
Third annual APO summer school conference was held on September 6th 2017 in Prague.
Over 100 participants attended a whole day conference with the main topics:
- HTA Process
- The role of the umbrella organisations within the process
The representatives of the Czech patient organizations, who are active participants in the AIFP educational project Academy of Patient Organizations, had the opportunity to attend a daylong conference “Why Europe” in the European parliament. The event was held under the auspices of Ms. Kateřina Konečná, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) on Wednesday 7th of June 2017.
The main objective of the meeting was to mediate an opportunity for the Czech patient organizations…
APO Summer School is a joint project of Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry (AIFP) and Czech Medical Society of Jan Evangelista Purkyně (ČLS JEP).
The main objectives of the meeting were to set a reciprocal dialogue and to elevate the erudition of patient organizations so that they could be an equal partner in communication with the state authorities.
APO Summer School is a joint project of the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry (AIFP) and the Czech Medical Society of Jan Evangelista Purkyně (ČLS JEP).
The main aims of 2015 were to increase the erudition of patient’s organizations and to arrange the meeting and establishing closer connection of representatives of patient organizations with professional medical societies.